• Ricardo

    This is the name of a very popular swiss auction website. For two years already I made many transactions using this platform, including buying of various Rother Wanderführer books, testing lenses for my DSLR and even buying and selling gadgets like iPhone or iPad. Registration is very simple, after creating an account and providing a […]

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    Mar 30th, 2011 | Filed under Living in Switzerland
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  • Eggberge

    Sunday it was great weather in the mountains and it was coming after two days of snowfall. But as you can guess the avalanche danger was also high, so we planned our hike accordingly. In the evening before, we chose Flüelen area(Central Switzerland) as a destination and in the morning we were supposed to check […]

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    Mar 21st, 2011 | Filed under Living in Switzerland, Travel
  • Morgestraich

    This is the name of the event that kicks off the 72hrs-length Fasnacht(Carnival) of Basel. It starts at 4AM (yes, you read it correctly) with shutting down all the city lights from the old part of the town and it’s followed by the carnival participants walking trough the city, playing their instruments. In 2008 we […]

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    Mar 15th, 2011 | Filed under Living in Switzerland
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  • Round about Flughaffen

    Our new flat is placed in the vicinity of the Zürich Airport and believe me or not is not so noisy as expected. Luckily, our flat is not placed directly in the way of the flight runways so that we don’t get too much noise. But the airport is also a good place for doing […]

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    Mar 14th, 2011 | Filed under Living in Switzerland, Travel
  • Kronberg

    After a long absence, we’ve been back into the mountains, this time in the Alpstein area (near Appenzell). We didn’t go for Säntis, there is still a lot of snow there but for a smaller mountain, Kronberg(1663 m). We’ve been in this area, two years ago, when we hiked between Jakobsbad and Schwägalp, so we […]

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    Mar 13th, 2011 | Filed under Travel
  • Freiburg (im Breisgau)

    We’ve been told that Freiburg it’s a charming city and worth a visit, is pretty close to Zürich at only two hours train ride. But besides that we went there to visit our friends Vlad and Ileana who are living there for already two years. We met them during our university studies and we shared […]

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    Mar 9th, 2011 | Filed under Travel
  • Spring is here

    This winter was a funny one. After a coldish November we had part of massive snowfall in December and eventually during Christmas and New Year’s Eve we had part of snow even in Zürich. In the Alpes it was even more but not like in the last years. After last snowfall in Zürich, which happened […]

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    Mar 1st, 2011 | Filed under Living in Switzerland
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